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Strong Woman Radio

Strong Woman Radio, Episodes 1-3

Welcome to Strong Woman Radio, a sanctuary free of testosterone (except for a few special guests), where ladies who like to lift heavy things can chitchat about the struggles and success that comes with being a woman in a…

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Stacy Wins 2014 Commonwealth Games

On Saturday, the boys and I woke up at 5:30am so that we could be on the road early enough for a 3.5 hour trip from Northern Virginia to Roanoke, Virginia. Our destination was the House of Strength gym…

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Memorial Day Recap

Although we spent some of our weekend working on Real Life Paleo, we managed to ignore it (procrastinate) for most of the weekend and spend some much needed time together as a family, working out, playing, eating, and living…

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50 Tips for Getting Seriously Strong

{The Giveaway on this post has now ended}   It’s been a little over a week since I won the title of NOVA’s Strongest Woman (heavy weight novice).  Egad, that’s seriously awesome right there! I’ve had a bit of…

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I Am NOVA’s Strongest Woman

I’d like to start this story back in 2010, when I weighed 336lbs after the birth of my 3rd child. After a lifetime of morbid obesity, the 3rd pregnancy had been extremely difficult. Early on I’d almost lost Wesley,…

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I Am Strong

Warning: gratuitous fitness photos, videos and soap box rants ahead. It all started with a declaration. I want to be strong. ♥ On July 22, 2013 – 7 months ago – I made a commitment to myself that I…

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I want to be strong

In January of 2013 I started cross-fitting and I documented some of the things I learned those first few weeks in a post entitled, A Fat Girl’s Confession on Starting CrossFit. But despite the popularity of that post and my…